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Czech Republic & Austria Family Bike Tour

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Fuji Absolute 1.1 Disc

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Our family bike tour in Czech Republic combines the best of Austria and Czech Republic. You explore Český Krumlov, Hluboká Castle, Holašovice, Dürnstein and Melk. You ride on scenic cycling routes through southern Bohemia and along the Danube River. And you learn how to make cheese at a local dairy farm. Our Czech family bike trip is guaranteed to a be a wonderful cycling adventure through Bohemia and Austria.

Duration

6 Days / 5 Nights

Biking Level

Level 3

Pick-Up Location

Prague Hlavni Nadrazi Train Station

Pick-Up Time

11.30 AM

Drop-Off Location

Vienna Westbahnhof Train Station

Drop-Off Time

12.00 PM

Price Includes

  • All breakfasts, 1 lunch and 4 dinners
  • Multiple daily routes
  • A fully equipped bicycle: the Fuji Absolute 1.1 Disc
  • Garmin GPS with easy to follow directions
  • Handlebar & saddle bag, helmet and water bottle
  • Kids' bikes, trailer-bikes and bike trailers
  • 1 leader for every 5 guests
  • Snack & drinks during the day
  • Gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Guided tours, tastings and entrance fees
  • A leader offering minivan support
  • Luggage transfers
  • Porterage
  • Minivan transfers during the trip
  • Local guides and experts
  • An email a few days prior to your trip

Price Excludes

  • Transportation to & from pick-up/drop-off locations
  • Pre or post trip lodging
  • Minibar, massages, non scheduled activities, etc
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Road bike or e-bike
  • Gratuities for your Leaders

Dates

  • Jun 30 - Jul 5 2019
  • Jul 21 - Jul 26 2019
  • Aug 4 - Aug 9, 2019

Don’t see your dates of travel or want to travel with your own group of friends? Contact us today!

Hotels

Chateau Herálec

Herálec (2 nights)
www.chateauheralec.com

Hotel Bellevue

Český Krumlov (1 night)
www.bellevuehotel.cz

Sanger Blondel

Durnstein (2 nights)
www.saengerblondel.at

Itinerary

Day 1Meet your trip leaders in Prague

Your family cycling vacation in Czech Republic starts in Prague, the capital city of Czech Republic. After meeting your trip leaders, transfer to Pelhřimov, one of the oldest mining towns in Czech republic. Listen to a quick introduction to the week and enjoy a light lunch. Later, get fitted on your bike and start cycling through the countryside. Ride to Chateau Herálec, a five star hotel and 17th century castle in the heart of the Bohemian-Moravian Highlands. Before dinner, settle in your room and enjoy the rest of the day as you like.

Today’s Ride: 19 miles with 1,500 feet of climbing

Day 2Take a loop ride to Želiv

Start your second day with a hearty breakfast on the terrace of your hotel. Head out toward the town of Želiv, a village in the Pelhřimov District. On the way, take a break in Lipnice nad Sázavou, famous for its14th century castle. Then, keep cycling through the countryside, arriving in Želiv just in time for lunch on your own. Feel free to ask your trip leaders for recommendations. In the afternoon, spin back toward Herálec and your hotel for some downtime. If you prefer, join the kids for a visit of a local dairy farm.

Today’s Ride: 41 miles with 3,100 feet of climbing
Short Option: 25 miles with 1,700 feet of climbing
Long Option: 49 miles with 3,800 feet of climbing

Day 3Arrive in Český Krumlov

Today, start with a minivan transfer (1h30) to the 13th century Hluboká Castle, a historic chateau very similar to Windsor Castle. Take some time to visit the chateau. Then, pedal toward Holašovice, a UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for its Baroque farms. You’re on your own for lunch in town. Later on, arrive in Český Krumlov, a historic town in south Bohemia. You may decide not to cycle in the afternoon and instead join the kids for a canoe ride on the Vltava River. In the evening, explore the Cesky Krumlov Castle, the second largest castle in Czech Republic before dinner in town.

Today’s Ride: 30 miles with 2,000 feet of climbing
Short Option: 13 miles with 700 feet of climbing
Long Option: 43 miles with 3,400 feet of climbing

Day 4Explore the Wachau Valley

Your cycling trip in Czech Republic continues as you transfer (2h00) to your next starting location. Arrive in the surroundings of Jaidhof and get on your bike for a wonderful bicycle ride through the Wachau Valley, an Austrian region near the Danube river. Enjoy a nice downhill ride into the town of Senftenberg before a challenging through fields and lush forests. Pass through Krems an der Donau before cycling along the Danube River. Later, end the day at the hotel Sänger Blondel in the town of Dürnstein, famous for its Augustinian monastery and blue tower.

Today’s Ride: 31 miles with 2,300 feet of climbing
Short Option: 14 miles with 600 feet of climbing
Long Option: 44 miles with 3,700 feet of climbing

Day 5Ride the Danube cycle path

Today, enjoy the easiest ride of the week on the Donauradweg or Danube cycle path. Start cycling on the EV6 toward Melk, a city famous for its vast monastery, the 11th century Melk Abbey. Once in town, go for a visit of the abbey before lunch on your own at one of the many restaurants. In the afternoon, spin back on the south bank toward your hotel. In the evening, stop at a winery for a tasting of Gewürztraminer and Riesling. Then, celebrate with a wonderful dinner at a gourmet restaurant.

Today’s Ride: 37 miles with 1,500 feet of climbing
Short Option: 19 miles with 800 feet of climbing
Long Option: 47 miles with 2,600 feet of climbing

Day 6End your bike trip in Vienna

Your family biking tour through Czech Republic ends at the Vienna Westbahnhof train station.

Map

Cycling Czech Republic map

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Priscia M.

Family Traveller

What a fun time we had. Thank you so much for making our trip so memorable.

August 7, 2018

David Z.

Family Traveller

We had the most wonderful time on our family bike trip. I saw my friends last night and Sue was begging us to talk up DIGnGO to her husband as she really, really wants to go……we did!

August 1, 2018

Tricia S.

Family Traveller

This bike tour has been a fabulous vacation. Thank you so much for taking care of us this week.

July 4, 2018

David K.

Family Traveller

I would like to thank you for making this family bike trip so special.

June 13, 2018